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Historical Events In 1939

Thursday, 02 July 2020

Sep 04   The Polish ghetto of Mir is exterminated in the year 1939.  

Sep 05   34th Davis Cup: Australia beats USA in Haverford (3-2) on this day in history.  

Sep 05   Cornelis J "Cor" van Ast, Dutch actor/director (Two Boys), dies at 67 on this day in history.  

Sep 05   On this day in history the US proclaims its neutrality in WWII a position that would last until 12/7/1941.  

Sep 06   1st German air attack on Great-Britain in WW II on this day in history.  

Sep 06   Arthur Rackham, artist/illustrator (Grimm's Fairy Tales), dies at 71 on this day in history.  

Sep 06   In the year 1939 south Africa declares war on Germany during WWII.  

Sep 07   Radio NY Worldwide-WRUL begins radio transmission on this day in history.  

Sep 08   On this day in history fDR declares "limited national emergency" due to war in Europe  

Sep 09   Nazi army reaches Warsaw in the year 1939.  

Sep 09   On this day in history s M Tretjakow, writer, dies at 47 [or Aug 9]  

Sep 10   In the year 1939 canada declares war on Germany  

Sep 10   Canada declares war on Germany during WWII in the year 1939.  

Sep 10   HMS OXLEY, sunk by "friendly fire " off Norwegian coast, south of Stavanger in North Sea torpedoed in error by RN submarine 'Triton' in the year 1939.  

Sep 11   Battle of Kutno-pocket: Germans advance to Warsaw on this day in history.  

Sep 13   In the year 1939 first (tethered) flight of the Vought-Sikorsky VS-300, one of the first viable American helicopters  

Sep 14   In the year 1939 british fleet attacks German U-39 boat  

Sep 15   In the year 1939 australian government announces the mobilisation of the militia and the establishment of the Second AIF for service abroad  

Sep 16   53rd US Womens Tennis: Alice Marble beats Helen Hull Jacobs (60 810 64) on this day in history.  

Sep 16   On this day in history yanks clinch pennant #11  

Sep 17   In the year 1939 german U-29 sinks British aircraft carrier Courageous, 519 die  

Sep 17   In the year 1939 hMS COURAGEOUS sunk south west of Ireland by 2 torpedoes from German U.29. 514 men lost from crew of 1,260  

Sep 17   Invasion of Poland by the Red Army on this day in history.  

Sep 18   Bob Whittaker, (Rep-R-KS, 1979- ) in the year 1939.  

Sep 18   In the year 1939 polish govt of Moscicki flees to Romania  

Sep 19   British Expeditionary Force reaches France on this day in history.  

Sep 20   British fleet takes German U-27 boat in the year 1939.  

Sep 21   On this day in history armand Calinescu, premier of Romania, murdered  

Sep 21   On this day in history heydrich orders ghettos established in occupied Poland, under "Judenrats".  

Sep 21   Reinhard Heydrich meets in Berlin to discuss final solution of Jews in the year 1939.  

Sep 23   Cookie Lavagetto goes 6 for 6-Dodgers get 27 hits & beat Phillies 22-4 in the year 1939.  

Sep 23   Sigmund Freud, created psychoanalysis, dies at 83 in the year 1939.  

Sep 24   Carl Laenmie, film producer, dies in the year 1939.  

Sep 25   German Luftwaffe strikes Warsaw with (fire)bombs on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1939

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   Jim Bakker, televangelist (PTL Club)/rapist (Jessica Hahn) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Bobby Hull, NHL forward (Chicago Blackhawk 1957-72) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of nikos Alefantos, Greek football manager  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of janice Crosio, Australian politician  

Jan 04   In the year 1939 birth of jon Appleton, composer  

Jan 05   Bridget Parker, England, equestrian 3 day event (Olympic-gold-1972) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   In the year 1939 birth of peter Struycken, statues/computer expert/teacher  

Jan 06   In the year 1939 birth of murray Rose, Australian Olympic swimmer  

Famous Deaths In 1939

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 02   Roman Dmowski, Polish politician (b. 1864) died in the year 1939.  

Jan 05   In the year 1939 death of amelia Earhart, American aviator declared dead after disappearance in 1937. (b. 1897)  

Jan 06   On this day in history albert Ward, cricketer (England batsman in 7 Tests 1893-95), dies  

Jan 09   Johann Strauss, Austrian conductor/Royal ball director, dies at 72 in the year 1939.  

Jan 10   Jameson Thomas, actor (Piccadilly, Farmer's Wife), dies at 50 in the year 1939.  

Jan 13   Jacob Ruppert, CEO (NY Yankees, 1915-39), dies in the year 1939.  

Jan 16   Albert Fish, mass murderer, executed died on this day in history.  

Jan 19   Cliff Heathcote, American baseball player (b. 1898) died on this day in history.  

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